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Table 2 Nursing student and faculty perceptions of disruptive faculty behaviors

From: Nursing faculty academic incivility: perceptions of nursing students and faculty

Nursing faculty behavior Response Faculty
(n = 40)
F (%)
Student
(n = 155)
F (%)
Chi Square (Ӽ2) and p-value
Arriving late for scheduled activities Yes 30(78.9) 100(66.7) Ӽ2 = 2.143
p = 0.143
No 8(21.1) 50(33.3)
Leaving scheduled activities early Yes 27(71.1) 67(44.7) Ӽ2 = 8.444
p = 0.004
No 11(28.9) 83(55.3)
Cancelling scheduled activities without warning Yes 31(81.6) 95(64.6) Ӽ2 = 3.995
p = 0.046
No 7(18.4) 52(35.4)
Being unprepared for scheduled activities Yes 25(65.8) 92(62.2) Ӽ2 = 0.170
P = 0.680
No 13(34.2) 56(37.8)
Not allowing open discussion Yes 21(58.3) 77(52) Ӽ2 = 0.463
p = 0.496
No 15(41.7) 71(48)
Refusing to allow make up exams, extensions, or grade changes Yes 18(50) 93(63.7) Ӽ2 = 2.278
p = 0.131
No 18(50) 53(36.3)
Ineffective teaching style/methods Yes 26(72.2) 109(73.2) Ӽ2 = 0.013
p = 0.910
No 10(27.8) 40(26.8)
Deviating from the course syllabus, changing assignments or test dates Yes 22(61.1) 89(61.4) Ӽ2 = 0.001
p = 0.976
No 14(38.9) 56(38.6)
Being inflexible, rigid and authoritarian Yes 26(70.3) 96(65.8) Ӽ2 = 0.271
p = 0.603
No 11(29.7) 50(34.2)
Punishing the entire class for one student’s misbehavior Yes 19(52.8) 98(66.7) Ӽ2 = 2.419
p = 0.120
No 17(47.2) 49(33.3)
Making statements about being disinterested in the subject matter Yes 22(59.5) 88(60.3) Ӽ2 = 0.008
p = 0.928
No 15(40.5) 58(39.7)
Being distant and cold towards others (unapproachable reject students opinions) Yes 19(51.4) 89(61) Ӽ2 = 1.127
p = 0.289
No 18(48.6) 57(39)
Refusing or reluctant to answer questions Yes 18(50) 73(49.7) Ӽ2 = 0.001
p = 0.971
No 18(50) 74(50.3)
Subjective grading Yes 27(73) 82(61.2) Ӽ2 = 1.741
p = 0.187
No 10(27) 52(38.8)
Making condescending remarks or put downs Yes 23(65.7) 83(58.5) Ӽ2 = 0.617
p = 0.432
No 12(34.3) 59(41.5)
Exerting superiority rank over others Yes 26(72.2) 75(54.7) Ӽ2 = 3.584
p = 0.058
No 10(27.8) 62(45.3)
Threatening to fail a student for not complying with faculty’s demands Yes 18(51.4) 64(43.8) Ӽ2 = 0.256
p = 0.613
No 17(48.6) 82(56.2)
Making rude gestures or behaviors towards others Yes 21(60) 77(52.4) Ӽ2 = 0.660
p = 0.416
No 14(40) 70(47.6)
Ignoring disruptive student behavior Yes 24(66.7) 75(51.4) Ӽ2 = 2.724
p = 0.099
No 12(33.3) 71(48.6)
Being unavailable outside of class (not returning calls or emails, not maintaining office hours) Yes 23(63.9) 88(59.5) Ӽ2 = 0.237
p = 0.626
No 13(36.1) 60(40.5)